Ross is eager to have everyone ready well in time for his 8 PM speech at the museum's benefit, but they all have other priorities then getting dressed. Joey childishly steals Chandler's armchair while he used the bathroom, and obstinately keeps sitting in it, in the process getting a stain on Phoebe's dress; when finally chased, Joey takes the pillows with him, Chandler retorts by stealing all Joey's underwear, Joey takes sordid vestimentary revenge... Monica freaks when she hears an answering machine message from Richard, even although it's probably ancient, and keeps making it worse abusing his code... Worst of all is Rachel, who takes forever to pick an outfit till Ross insists she should hurry up, never mind what she wears, then she refuses to go altogether, until Joey's flippant suggestion is taken seriously... Written by
This is a "bottle episode", an episode with limited cast and sets produced due to limited budget. The majority of the episode takes place in the girls' apartment, (save for a quick scene during the end credits) with only the main cast appearing for most of it (except for the scene during the credits and some voices heard on the phone and answering machine). See more »
The hummus stain on Phoebe's dress changes in size between shots. See more »
A great episode that only features the six man characters and one set, the girls apartment set in real time.
Plot In A Paragraph: Ross is being honoured at a fancy awards ceremony and he stresses out as people don't seem to be as keen to get their on time. Rachel struggles to find something to wear, Joey and Chandler argue over a seat and Monica freaks out when she hears a message off Richard and does not know if its old or new.
David Schwimmers character comes off as really annoying here, I know he is stressed but the way he shouts at Rachel is ridiculous as him saying he does not care if any of his other friends go.
FYI Aniston looked great in EVERY outfit she tried on
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